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    February 13, 2013
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between police and armed suspect. the events leading up to the violent crash that led an officer with a gunshot wound. christopher dorner.
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breaking news coming in from the east bay. a violent confrontation between a gunman and police in pittsburg. the details about the accused gunman's past bejust found out in the last 90 minutes. we are live in santa clara where officers are guarding a house where a bomb was found and detonated. we'll tell you what led police here and what they think still may be inside. i'm brian flores in the newsroom where we have new images leading top the moment -- leading up to the moments of christopher dorner. and barry bonds is back in the cool. good morning, to you. welcome to the middle of the week. >> thank you. >> it is wednesday, february 13th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook.
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thank you for joining us. steve is right. i am enjoying the weather but we need some rain. >> february does not look good. >> not for the ski resorts too. >> yeah. january was dry. february hasn't been much better. we do get nice weather though. after the coastal fog and inland fog burns off, a lot of sunshine. highs low to mid 60s. here is sal. good morning. traffic is on highway 4 is getting busier. especially on highway 4 in antioch. also looking at the commute here if you are driving on 80 westbound you will see some slow traffic. now let's go back to the desk. we are following breaking news from contra costa county this morning. a police officer and a suspect have been wounded in a gun battle exchange in pittsburg. it happened late last night near east 11th street. investigators say the gun battle began after the suspect shot and wounded the police officer. officers then returned fire. now the wounded officer was treated and released from the
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hospital. he's said to be doing well. the suspect is in stable condition at the hospital. >> our suspect is a 30-year-old oakley resident with extensive criminal history. for weapons and drug related charges. he was also wanted on several warrants for the same charges. >> ktvu tara moriarty is there at the shooting scene getting new information right now. she will have a live update from pittsburg at 6:30. time is 6:02. we have developing news in santa clara. in two hours a bomb squad will go back to the house where explosives were found yesterday. this is a block away from santa clara high school. janine de la vega live outside the house. so what is going on there now? >> reporter: well, under cover officers are here and they have been guarding this house all night. crime tape surrounds this property. inside officers found explosives. the reason you see the sandbags is because they detonated a bomb in the front yard. that is why sandbags are scattered on the lawn. they used them to block debris
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that went flying everywhere. chp officers tell us they have been watching the man that lives in this house. they identified him as everett basham who is in his mid 40s. they arrested him yesterday in sunny veil for -- sunnyvale for making a public threat against a public official. officers found a home made bomb and bomb making materials insiden president bomb squad and swat team were called in and they dug a hole in the front yard, buried the material they found, covered it up with the sandbags so it could detonate safely. >> earlier today the houses were evacuated and we had some shelter in place until everything was rendered safe. >> reporter: there are numerous surveillance cameras throughout his home and radio and microwave antennas. it's unknown why he had all this equipment.
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this neighborhood is near kiley boulevard. it's a middle class neighborhood with well kept lawns. we plan on talking to neighbors to find out what they knew about basham. there could be nor explosives inside. we are told the bomb squad is supposed to come out here when it turns daylight at 8:00 a.m.. we'll keep you posted. reporting live from santa clara janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. the week long man hunt for accused killer christopher dorner has come to a firey end. police say they surrounded the fugitive in a cabin in big bear. brian flores has the intense final hours of this man hunt. >> reporter: what we do know there was a charred body inside the cabin that caught fire. several law enforcement officials say it is dorner based on his latest whereabouts. authorities believe a single
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shot was heard before the cabin was engulfed in flames. before then an intense gun battle took place. take a listen. >> reporter: this morning authorities believe it could take days or weeks for police to positively identify the remains found inside that charred cabin. before the gun battle dorner carjacked somebody work at a nearby boy scout camp. >> he said i don't want to hurt you. just get out and start walking up the road and take your dog with you. he was calm. i was calm. i would say i was in fear for my life, but there was no panic. he told me what to do and i did it. >> reporter: that was rick heltebrake that was working at a nearby boy scout camp. he said dorner emerged from the foods and pointed a rifle at him. dorner also opened fire on fish
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and wildlife wardens and at sheriffs deputies. one officer was killed and another wounded in the gun battle. they eventually surrounded don earn in the cab -- surrounded dorner in the cabin. they heard one gunshot before the cabin caught fire. live in the newsroom i'm brian flores. >> one of the people killed by dorner will be laid to rest today. he was shot and killed last thursday. he leaves behind a wife and two children and thousands of people are expected to attend today's funeral including governor jerry brown. stay with us here at ktvu news and online at ktvu.com for continuing coverage. we will have updates on this investigation throughout the morning and throughout the day. time is 6:06. in just about hoe three hour --
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in just about three hours from now barry bonds is due back in the courtroom. he will ask the federal appeals court will throw out the obstruction of justice charge. claudine wong is looking a the the court documents tied to the hearing. >> reporter: dave, any time you have barry bonds in court, there is a lot of attention on this. let me give you an idea how this will go down. we are in front of one of the public entrances to this courthouse. but there will be cameras on either side of this building. everyone tries to get a glimpse of the former slugger before he heads into court. this is not expected to be a long hearing but the court was only to a small number of journalists. ktvu will be in there. there will be a camera allowed inside. and at issue inside will be barry bonds obstruction of justice conviction. he was convicted back in 2011. it all centered around grand jury testimony from 2003. during an investigation into
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balco. company accused of distributing performance enhancing drugs. we've been looking at the filings this morning. the government basically saying that bonds quote obstructed justice when he sought again and again to avoid answering questions about injections about these topics. now bonds' attorney however say this is all about what they call statement c. a portion of testimony given by bonds in which he was asked about his childhood friendnderson -- childhood friend anderson. they write in filings rambling about being a celebrity child was not a crime. it was not factually false. it was not a refusal to answer a question. it did nothing to aped the function of the grand jury. now a three-judge panel will be inside listening to the arguments today. arguments will last about 30
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minutes. live in san francisco claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. our time is 6:08. sal, is back. he will get you moving. how are we looking? >> we are looking better than we were. last hour we had all those problems. it's settling down a little bit. we still have issues. let's take a look at east shore freeway. traffic is moving along relatively well. metering lights have not gone on yet. 680 we had an earlier crash at 84 that has been cleared. the traffic is still recovering. the traffic is heavier than it norrally is down the sunol grade. let's go to steve. sal, thank you. coastal fog has been increasing. excuse me. that came out of nowhere. fog also to the north bay and what we're looking at will be
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very similar pattern of yesterday. after that fog burns off. lots of sunshine. temperatures 60 for many. today san francisco yesterday was 60. i carried it over into today as well. 60-degrees will be on the high side. 56 add the noon hour. 30s and 40s. it's not changing much here. the wind dirtion still a little component. at least inland offshore sfo had a little westerly breeze. that will probably lose ground. clear skies. temperatures continue be near average. upper 60s for some. upper 50s for others. a little closer to the beaches. might be a little on the cooler side. inland temperatures continue to warm up ever so slowly. but they have pretty good about low to mid 60s for almost everybody. upper 50s to low to mid 60s for
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everybody. tomorrow we will increase temperatures and carry that into friday. friday looks to be the warmest day. a little cooler on sunday. over night news from the east bay that we are following an early morning crash after a chase topping 100 miles an hour. the strange item police found the driver to be wearing. the american people worked too hard for too long rebuilding from crisis to see their elected officials cause another. >> president obama calling on congress to get on board in his state of the union address.
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news at 6:14. we are following over night news from the east bay. police are investigating a high speed crash that ended early this morning. it started in antioch, ended in pittsburg. three people were in a stolen car going 100 miles an hour when it crashed at the harper street off ramp. those three people suffered minor injuries. the 32-year-old female driver is now behind bars. >> the suspect has a history. i don't have a full criminal history in front of me right now. she has a history of auto theft and warrants for her arrest. i'm not sure what they are right now. >> the woman was wearing a wig. police say they were forced to shoot and kill two violent pit bulls at a home in richmond. that happened yesterday afternoon on monterey street.
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the police officers say they came to the richmond home to serve a search warrant when the dogs attacked them. police opened fire and killed the dogs. the officer was treated for several dog bites but was not seriously hurt. time is 6:15. and in his state of the union address president obama promised to invest in the middle class. as kyla campbell reports the president called on congress to get on board and cake action to get americans back to work. kyla. >> reporter: dave, several democratic congressmen tell me they back president obama's idea to invest in jobs. president obama aimed at republicans when he said deficit reduction alone is not an economic plan. he says lawmakers on both sides of the aisle need to be on board with investing in jobs. especially for the country's infrastructure. president obama says those middle class jobs are long-term and sustainable. another injure he wants to invest money in is education. he talked about getting kids a head start on education with
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prek programs nation-wide. education is a priority for california congressman mike honda. >> that is an investigationment -- investment. when you invest in those things you get a return on your investment. you can't expected to have any kind of gains to invest in money in anything. >> reporter: there are cuts needed to balance the budget. but he says you can't balance the budget without making those investments. what they are cig about the president's plans when i see you next. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. florida senator marco rubio delivered the republican response to the president's state of the union address. >> so mr. president i don't oppose your plans because i want to protect the rich, i oppose your plans because i want to protect your neighbors. hard working middle class americans who don't need us to come up with a plan to grow the government. they need to plan to grow the middle class. >> now rubio also delivered his response in spanish. he is considered a rising star
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in the republican party and often mentioned as a possible candidate for president in 2016. >> false choices like the one the president laid out tonight. the choices -- >> you see that? that part of senator rubio's response where he reaches over and takes a sip of water that is a hot topic on twitter. people are talking about that seemingly awkward move he had to make just to reach that water bottle and that he seemed a little nervous. ryan yes is taking -- rubio is taking it all in strides. he has a tweet of his own. it's a photo of that empty water bottle l. the man accused of killing a girl from suisun city will be in court today. police arrested anthony lamar jones on friday. he raped and killed janell conway allen. now police are not saying how jones crossed paths with the girl but they do say he acted alone. time is 6:17.
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crest more elementary school facing a threat of closure. the superintendent is recommending closing crestmoor by june 30th. if effected the students would be moved to rolling wood elementary. they say that closing the school would save about $200,000 a year. last year the district recommended closing crestmoor but kept it open after the public spoke out. this spring a big event in the cycling world will have its dramatic finish in the bay area for the very first time. how local businesses plan to celebrate and cash in on the amjan tour. 6:18 is the time. sal, hopefully traffic is not too exciting. >> we want it to be nice and boring. like some of my parties. >> welsh you know.
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>> never. >> i'm just kidding. no, i have great parties. the traffic is move along relatively well. moving along pretty well on 80. it has been as pam and dave eluded to kind of a morning we started off on the bad foot but now we're back. this is very normal looking traffic when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been turned on. it's only a ten minute wait. so not all that bad. we lad a rough start on 680 as well. southbound 680 coming out of pleasanton to fremont. this is because ofen earlier crash. that has been gone for about 25 minutes now. and things are finally beginning to get better. it's not all that great on the sunol grade as you drive through. we're also looking at san francisco where we had an earlier crash. that is much better. once they clear that crash from cesar chavez 101 is looking good. sal, i've been out with you. you are not boring. >> thank you, steve. >> we have a little bit of fog.
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also in the north bay. santa rosa and napa. fog continues to increase. saw the same thing yesterday. there will be no change in our pattern today. some of that fog may make for tough driving. some areas around the bay. there is even a little bit out toward crockett. 30s on the temps. napa dipped back down to 40 degrees. i know pescadero is 34. livermore 36 degrees. it will be sunny. it will be nice today. temperatures after that morning fog it will be a lot of sun. a little haze around. no rain in sight. maybe a week away. 60s on the temps. or some upper 50s. and temperatures tomorrow though will start to warm up. it looks good. warmer thursday into friday. i still think saturday is all right. it will be cooler as we go into sunday. a shareholder rebellion. against dell's deal to go
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private continues to gain support. now t-row price says founder michael dell is trying to seize control of the pc maker for a little more money. yahoo ceo thinks the company will be able to please more people if it offers fewer smart phone apps. yahoo will be better served with just 12-15 mobile applications. company has had what mayer calls a scattered port folia of -- fort folio of 75 -- portfolio of 75 different apps. time now 6:21. remember the real life emergency at a restaurant with a hospital theme. what happened a the the heart attack grill and nobody is laughing. plus how some of the biggest high-tech companies in
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welcome back. time now 6:24. a new report says some of the bay area ice biggest high-tech
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companies have avoided paying taxes. analysis by investigative reporting says companies such as apple, google, e-bay and hewlett packard are able to reduce their packages by billions of dollars by sheltering their assets overseas. analysis found instead of paying the corporate tax rate of 35% many large silicon valley companies pay less than 15%. time is 6:25. the largest pro cycling stage in america amgen will finish here in the bay area this year. state six is a time trial in san jose. it's set for may 17. stage 7 runs from livermore to mt. diablo. this is the first time the tour will start in southern california and end here in the bay area. some residents of danville say they are planning a block
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party. they are working with the city to create a parking lot festival for race spectators. the race is set to begin on may 12th. coroner in new zealand says coca-cola was a substantial factor in a woman's death and should come have a health warning. natasha died adds a heart attack. she drank two gallons of coke a day. the food group rejected food labels. man described as the most loyal customer as the heart attack grill in las vegas died of heart attack. he suffered a heart attack right in front of the restaurant last week. diner known for its high fat burgers and he ate there so often he was featured on the grill's menu and apparel. 6:26 is the time. back over to sal to check in on traffic. how does it look? >> it looks all right.
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things were better than last hour. we still have a lot of slow traffic. let's go to the south bay. we want to watch 280. this is still performing pretty well get into cupertino. it really begins to change a little bit later like 7:00. 101 looks good. the sunol grade is recovering after an earlier crash. southbound 680. so the traffic coming from pleasanton to fremont is just a little bit near the normal. let's go steve. we have a little bit of fog out there. coastal variety and inland. especially up toward the north bay where some of that is a little thick. once it burns off around 9:00 or so and we'll see a similar pattern. 50s and low to mid 60s. we do have warmer weather on the way. we'll get that in ten minutes. >> thank you, steve. comingup next on the trail of a fugitive christopher dorner. the chilling sights and sounds of the gun battle. plus the late night police activity at the house belonging
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to christopher dorner's mother. we are live in pittsburg where a police officer is shot while chasing a suspect. we'll tell you how he is doing and what police are now saying about the investigation. ♪
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. there is the sound of the opening bell live. a bit of international opening this morning. because christina corporation over there on the nasdaq company bio tech out of ireland. new york stock exchange. alamos gold celebrating its lifts on the stock exchange today. we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us here. ktvu channel 2 morning news wednesday, february 13th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. time now 6:30. >> breaking news coming in from
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contra costa county. a police officer and a suspect have both been shot and wounded in a late night gun battle in pittsburg. ktvu tara moriarty is right there. the police are releasing new information about the suspected gunman. tara. >> reporter: yes. and the officer is a five-year veteran of the force. he is doing extremely well. he is at the police station after having been to the hospital. meanwhile investigators are still here on the scene. we are at santa fe and maple streets where around 11:30 last night gunfire erupted and two officers approached the suspect. when he saw them he ran off and then turned fired his gun and striking one of the officers. the officers returned fire and struck the suspect. the suspect is expected to survive. he is a 30-year-old oakley man with extensive record on drug and weapons charges. investigators have secured the crime scene. they will come through it again once the sun comes up. >> we have an extensive crime
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scene. one thing i look at is how many shots were fired. we have evidence over there. it's an active crime scene that in sense there is a lot of evidence there. and we're going to take our time to make sure every item we need to collect is collected. >> reporter: emergency crews were performing cpr on the suspect but his condition has stabilized and he is expected to survive. we understand there were other people with the suspect who were detained and being interviewed. the wounded officer is on paid administrative leave for the next few days as is the other officer involved who has been with the department for seven years. if we learn the identity of the suspect, we will of course pass it say long to you. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. we have new video from outside the home of christopher dorner's mother. police went to that house late last night. brian flores is in our newsroom with over night developments in this case. >> reporter: what we do know for sure is that there was a charred body inside the cabin that caught on fire in big
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bear. however, several law enforcement agencies still say it could take weeks to positively identify the body. meantime we have just new video that has come into the newsroom. investigators last night going into the home of dorner's mother in northern orange county. last week investigators also went there to look for evidence. during one search, they left with about 10 paper bags of items but didn't say what was in the bags. meanwhile, just moments before the cabin in big bear caught on fire there was an intense gun battle between dorner an law enforcement officers take a listen. [ sound of gunfire ] >> the l.a. times also reports dorner also tied up two maids that were inside cleaning a cabin that dorner broke into. dorner broke off in their pup l nee -- purple nissan. he crashed that car and stole another car.
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>> saw some movement in the trees. it was christopher dorner. and he came out on to the road out of the snow and he pointed his big rifle at me in my truck. i stopped. put my truck in park. put my hands up. >> reporter: he says that dorner emerged from the woods and pointed a rifle at him but said he was relatively calm. dorner also reportedly opened fire on fish and wildlife wardens and later san bernardino sheriffs deputies. one officer was killed and another wounded in the gun battle. at this hour it's still unclear how the cabin caught on fire but we are expecting a news conference around 8:00 this morning with the latest. live in the newsroom i'm brian flores. los angeles police have spent countless hours over the past week investigating one of their own. coming up at 6:42 a live report
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from the los angeles police headquarters to hear more about the final hours of the largest man hunts in state history. time now 6:34. over night news more than 100 workers were evacuated last night because of a that moineau- - a ammonia leak. there was a ammonia leak inside a refrigeration unit. 150 employees were evacuated. that hazmat situation lasted three hours. firefighters say no one was hurt. highway patrol officers are investigating reports of shots fired on a car in dublin. you can see three bullet holes on the rear passenger door of an suv. the driver told police that one started shooting while he was exiting westbound 580 and highway 84 about 10:00 last night. he pulled over into a shopping center at dublin boulevard. one person was take ton the hospital but we don't know the extent of their injuries.
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new this morning pope benedict made his first public appearance since announcing he is stepping down as leader of the catholic church. the pope received a standing ovation as he entered a packed chapel to celebrate ash wednesday. he told the congregation he is stepping down for the good of the church. ash wednesday marks the beginning of lent. the church plans to have a new pope in place by easter which isth end of -- easter which is the end of lent. barry bonds is due back in a courtroom in a few hours. he will ask the federal appeals court to throw out his charges. claudine wong is looking at the court documents this morning. >> reporter: pam, we are in front of the ninth circuit cut of appeals where this hearing will take place. barry bonds expected to arrive during our morning show. we are keeping an eye out for that. he is of course hoping to get
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this obstruction of justice charge dismissed. we'll also talk about the arguments from both sides. this has been a ten-year journey leading us here. it comes down to testimony bonds gave the jury back in 2003. about falco. bonds was asked several questions and many focused on his relationship with one person. his childhood friend greg anderson. greg anderson has faced several stints behind bars to refusing to cooperate with the investigation into bonds. the government says it's during questions with anderson that bonds obstructed justice about not answering questions. bonds' attorney says say this is all about one portion of the testimony in statement c. in which he was asked about anderson and talked about being a celebrity child.
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his attorney argues rambling about being a celebrity child was not a crime. it was not factually false. it was not refusal to answer a question and it did nothing to impede the function of the grand jury. again, this hearing starts at 9:00 this morning. they've allotted about half an hour for the testimony. we expect it to be a packed house as the meeting descends on the courthouse as they do. we are not expecting a decision today. we expect that ruling to come at a later time. live in san francisco claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. time now 6:38. let's go over to sal. you are watching everything. you've been busy. you came in busy. >> that is right. we've had a lot to talk about. although things have been settling down. steve talked about patchy fog. let me show you something. here it is. when we first got here the east shore freeway you can see all the way up to the golden gate fields freeway. you can see the patchy fog.
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that patchy fog may impair some of your visibility. no problems on the bridge. 20 minutes is routine this time in the morning. i want to mention livermore valley we have slow traffic here as we drive from grant line to 680. 40 minutes already. most of that traffic slow on the altamont pas. as you move over to the fremont area. southbound 680 is slow because of earlier troubles. let's go to steve. sal, you are correct. there wasn't any fog there an hour ago. some of that is rather thick. you can see it increasing. doesn't do it justice here. there is a little bit more than that. i just sent out on twitter satellite picture showing more
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coverage on that fog. it will burn off. the normal high for this time of year 60 degrees. they were that yesterday. they are going that today. and we'll be really close to that. tomorrow we'll go above. patchy fog. a lot of sun. temperatures very, very close to what we had yesterday. upper 50s low to mid 60s. everything says high pressure is just hanging out here. not going anywhere any time soon. cold inland. 30s for some. even 30s closer to the coast. very dry pattern here. january and it looks like most of february as well. the long range isn't promises for rain. it's promising for colder air next week. today and tomorrow into friday. temperatures will be warming up. some of that morning fog though. just be careful of that. upper 50s. upper 60s. clearlake 68. novato 63. sonoma 64. a lot of 63s in there for walnut creek, pittsburg, antioch 61.
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a little bit cooler near the bay and coast because of that fog. still 60s for almost everybody. a few upper 50s. tomorrow we will start to ramp things up a little bit. it will be warmer. we will carry that right into friday. upper 60s and low 70s. slightly caller saturday but still -- cooler saturday but still nice. still trapped out at sea. we are hearing more about the conditions on that stranded cruise ship. and the relief that may soon be coming their way. plus a bomb squad finds and detonated a bomb at assault bay home. the details -- at a south bay home. the details just coming in. contra costa county a little bit of slow traffic. especially in antioch. we'll tell you more straight ahead. [ male announcer ] tender sirloin
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welcome back. time now 6:44. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now. in the news this morning a police officer and suspect have been wounded in a gun battle in pittsburg late last might. the battle started after the suspect shot and wounded the police officer. police then fired back. that police officer was treated at the hospital. and later released. the suspect is also expected to survive. in a couple hours from right now barry bonds is due back in san francisco courtroom. baseball home run king will be
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asking a federal appeals court to throw out his felony conviction for obstruction of justice. by the way, cameras will be allowed in the courtroom. our other top story this morning. the continuing investigation into a accused killer christopher dorner. just moments ago the associated press reported that the california driver's license of christopher dorner was found in the burned out cabin in big bear yesterday. our reporter jim spillman is here to talk more about the firey end. >> reporter: i will tell you one thing there is a huge sense of relief the man hunt is over. it's now a waiting game in california for confirmation the body found inside a charred cabin is that of excop turned fugitive and alleged killer christopher dorner. >> that could take days or week
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to do a dna analysis. >> law enforcement agencies and the brotherhood. so this is a very difficult day. again for law enforcement. authorities say dorner spent hours hold up in a remote cabin. with the areas surrounded police ignited smoke devices. >> i can tell you for the week this thing has been going on, there was very little normal police work that was going on. every police officer involved had their head on a swivel. constantly you know just relentless pressure. just looking around. >> reporter: investigators say dorner was out to avenge his firing from the los angeles police force by targeting officers and their family. on february 3rd he gunned down the daughter of an officer
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involved in the termination hearing. along with the woman's fianci. dave, one thing police are looking into is whether christopher dorner may have had some assistance while he was on the run. they say they will leave no stone unturned to try to find out if that was the case. very mysterious how you could last this long up there under an intensive man hunt without being found. >> all right jim spellman, thank you for that update. >> make sure you stay right here with ktvu channel 2 and of course online at ktvu.com for continuing coverage of the dorner investigation. we'll give you updates on the developments from southern california throughout mornings on 2. we have developing news in the bay area. the santa clara home where explosives were found over night. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega joins us from humboldt avenue with new information that she just received from the chp just
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minutes ago. >> reporter: the chp spokesperson told me what led them to this house is they are claiming the man that lived here made a threat against an elected state official. now the chp officer that is starting to show up here now that it is daylight to they can continue their investigation. they have this home blocked off with crime tape. the front beyond a reasonable doubt is in complete disarray. last night law enforcement officers found explosives and explosive materials in here and they used those sandbags to cover that explosive material so they could detonate that material safely. now we are told that the chp threat assessment team out of sacramento has been watching the man that lived at that home for awhile and got a search warrant for his home. when officers came here yesterday, they found what appeared to be a home made bomb and bomb making materials as well as hazardous chemicals inside the property. the bomb squad dug a hole in the yard.
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buried the material and detonated it. people in the neighborhood had to evacuate. others were told to shelter in place. the chp believes more evidence possibly more explosive materials are in inside. >> because we haven't been able to search the whole house and there is a lot of items in the house, until you turn everything record over -- everything over you will not know what is in there. it's a systematic go through in the home. >> reporter: there are numerous surveillance cameras seen throughout the property and radio and microwave antennas on the house. it's unclear why the man had this on his home. the residents from the neighborhood were able to go back into their houses late last night. they could be evacuated again when the bomb squad returns if they deem that is necessary for safety reasons. the chp has arrested everett bash a the man that lives at the home yesterday morning before they found all the explosives for making threats to that public elected
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official. we are told that everett is in his mid 40s and live ace loan at this house-- lives alone at this house. this house to let you know sticks out like a sore thumb. all the houses here this is the middle class neighborhood. all the lawns are well kept. this one you can see again with all of these antennas and surveillance cameras and over grown shrubbery. people here notice this house and hoping to find out a little bit more information about specifically what that threat was about. we'll keep you posted as the morning continues. reporting live from santa clara janine de la vega. the passengers on board a cruise ship that became stranded in the gulf of mexico should be back in the u.s. by late tomorrow. the carnival triumph is being towed by tug boat to a dock in mobile, alabama.
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carnival says it's working to keep all passengers safe. >> there were spills they were having to use bags and stuff to go to the bathroom. >> those passengers will reach the full refunds for this cruise plus travel expenses and credit toward a future cruise vacation. time now 6:51. we do want to go to sal. if you are watching your commute you are looking at the south bay. how are they doing? >> we have slow traffic hoar there on 237 as you cross the valley. you can see get into santa clara and san jose westbound. nothing unusual. it gets better. the traffic also is going to be slow this morning in other areas. let's go to the next picture and show you 880. a little bit of patchy fog there as well. we're also looking at a crash
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in hayward. just out of the range of the freeway there. 6:51 let's go to steve. good morning, everyone. fog is back. some people love the fog. again it's not going to last too long. there is still enough of a component of an offshore breeze. near the coast we get a good fog coverage. there is a little bit more there. you can see thatment cooing over parts of the bay. 30s on the temps or 40s. temperatures about similar to yesterday. some of that fog napa airport did make it down to 30. everyone is kind of holding steady. high pressure like i caught a fish this big. high pressure is that big. and it's right over us. it's not really changing. i think about this time next week. until then sunny and mild. morning fog. plenty to go around. might be a slower retreat over by the coast. temperatures right about where they should be. 59 to 64. tomorrow and friday they look
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even warmer. upper 60s to low 70s. saturday good. sunday a little cooler. 6:52 is the time right now. santa cruz college student survives being shot in the head. in fact, she didn't even know what hit her. more on the search for the gunman behind the bus stop attack. plus the rare breed of dog that won best in show in the world's biggest dog show and the bay area competitor that is coming home with a big award.
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welcome back. time now 6:56. uc santa cruz student who was shot in the head at a bus stop is expected to fully recover. it's a 21-year-old woman. she was ataked monday -- attacked monday night at that bus stop. police say a man pointed a rifle demanded everything she had. she was hit in the back of the head by what she thought was a butt of the rifle but it was really a bullet. >> he was amazing. she was able to keep her whits about her. she was able to pay attention to her surroundings. fight to survive through this ordeal as well as get help. >> doctors at the dominican hospital successfully removed that bullet. it pierced only part of -- pierced only part of her skull. they are describing him as alight skinned man 5'7" with a medium build.
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wearing jeans, a gray sweatshirt and red bandanna over his face. the victim also said he had a rough voice. he is still on the loose. canine community has a new top dog. >> best in show winner. with 137th westminister dog she. >> that is banana joe. he is cute. he took the top honors. the five-year-old lives in pennsylvania with his handler but originally from the nethers lands. he was the first of his breed to win that show. and a cog from the bay area -- dog from the bay area also got a big reward. max won best in breed. this is the last show for max. he is heading back to the bay area and plans to retire. time now 6:57. sal, that is happen something >> we will follow the toll plaza and looking at a crash in had.

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